Definition of Monitoring

1. Noun. The act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it). "The monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times"

Generic synonyms: Observance, Observation, Watching
Derivative terms: Monitor



Definition of Monitoring

1. Verb. (present participle of monitor) ¹

2. Noun. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purpose of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable. ¹

3. Noun. The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes. ¹

4. Noun. The act of detecting the presence of signals, such as electromagnetic radiation, sound, or visual signals, and the measurement thereof with appropriate measuring instruments. ¹

5. Noun. The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monitoring

1. monitor [v] - See also: monitor

Medical Definition of Monitoring

1. The process of continually checking, observing, recording or testing the operation of some procedure. Monitoring occurs for example during anaesthesia or radiation. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monitoring

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monists
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monitions
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monitor lizard
monitor lizards
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monitorability
monitorable
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monitorial
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monitories
monitoring (current term)
monitoring device
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monitorings
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Literary usage of Monitoring

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1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"A separate geological monitoring network has 9 000 groundwater observation ... Forest and fishery management authorities carry out monitoring within their ..."

2. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"The ICLAS concept of microbiological monitoring is the same as that for genetic monitoring, that is, monitoring of animals that have been genetically ..."

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